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Kinesiology Major

The Kinesiology curriculum challenges students to explore how physical activity, human physiology and behavior merge with health. Similar to Hunter Post pursuing his degree as a Medical Doctor and Mia Taylor who is on her way to becoming a Dentist, meet Jordan Eberhardy, Junior in Kinesiology, studying to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist.

Information on careers in Kinesiology can be found in this document (pdf). For information exploring what you can do with a degree in Kinesiology see this document (pdf).

Related career titles include: athletic trainer, aquatics program coordinator, biomechanics specialist, camp director, coach, corporate wellness consultant, ergonomics consultant, exercise physiologist, fitness instructor, geriatric recreational activities coordinator, health and nutrition consultant, health club manager, health promotions specialist, outdoor recreation director, personal trainer, recreational counselor, rehabilitation specialist, sports counselor, sports program supervisor, strength and conditioning coach, summer camp manager/administrator


An internship is an excellent opportunity to showcase your academic knowledge and practical skills in a real-world setting within the Kinesiology field. The internship should be designed to meet the needs of each student, with respect to their areas of expertise and future goals. Please schedule a time to meet with the internship coordinator at lmcdan@k-state.edu if you are interested in completing an internship. Additional information to help guide you through the internship process is located in the internship handbook.

Professional Mentoring Program

The College of Health and Human Sciences Professional Mentoring Program provides students with the opportunity to learn from highly successful and experienced professionals by forging long-lasting, professional relationships. These individuals are alumni and friends of K-State who volunteer their time to help students prepare professionally and succeed in their chosen career.

To become a student mentee, you must be a junior, senior or graduate student in good academic standing, enrolled in a degree program in the College of Health and Human Sciences and have at least two semesters remaining prior to completing your degree.

Apply to be a student mentee today at wildcatlink.k-state.edu!

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